October 28, 2019 / 12:17 PM / 15 days ago

South Dakota stands down on "riot-boosting" laws aimed at curbing pipeline protests

South Dakota has reached a deal to settle a lawsuit challenging legislation the state adopted to curb protests against the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline by agreeing not to enforce portions of the laws that a federal judge had temporarily blocked last month.

In a joint motion filed on Thursday, environmental and indigenous groups and the state asked U.S. District Judge Lawrence Piersol in Sioux Falls to approve the deal and dismiss the lawsuit.

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